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8th May 2017

Brussels

Comparing welfare standards across the world


The NPA has put together a document that sheds light on the differing animal welfare standards in place across the major pig producing countries of the world. 

6th May 2017

Prices

Peter Crichton commentary - still rising...


Another positive day with the SPP up by 0.37p to 156.53p and spot bacon also tending firmer with prices around 164p/kg mark, and more in places.

5th May 2017

Brussels

UK needs to act fast to avoid post-Brexit Chinese export delays


The UK pig industry could face delays in resuming exports to China unless the Government moves quickly, AHDB strategy director Mick Sloyan has warned.

4th May 2017

HealthWelfare

BVA highlights importance of vets in Brexit health and welfare drive


The BVA has stressed the importance of vets in achieving the UK Government’s post-Brexit vision for high animal welfare and food safety standards.

4th May 2017

Brussels

It's a girl!


We are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Polly Wilson – born on Monday, May 1, weighing in at a dainty 5lb 3oz. 

4th May 2017

NPANews

David Clarke to retire after 19 years at the helm of Red Tractor


David Clarke, the first ever chief executive of Red Tractor Assurance, is to retire after 19 years building the scheme from scratch.

3rd May 2017

Brussels

House of Lords committee echoes NPA concerns over Brexit


The NPA has welcomed a comprehensive Parliamentary report into the implications of Brexit for agriculture that echoes virtually all its major concerns.

3rd May 2017

Brussels

Brexit trade arrangements could be a disaster for farming, Lords warn


The Government must agree transitional arrangements with the EU, in order to mitigate the potentially disastrous effects of Brexit.

3rd May 2017

NPANews

AHDB Pork welcomes back Helen Brothwell


AHDB Pork communications team has welcomed Helen Brothwell back in a new role following maternity leave.

2nd May 2017

Prices

NPA welcomes Co-op switch to 100% British bacon


The NPA has welcome the move by Co-op to switch to 100% British bacon from the start of May. 

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